Have I been here before? It's summer of 2016 and my apartment is full of unfamiliar faces. My eyes scan the room. There you are in the crowd of people. Here I am seeing something I want but can't have. This time things are different. This time I still have some innocence about me. I … Continue reading I’ve been here before.
Chatting with the woman behind the camera How'd you get into photography? "When I was younger we always had photo albums and cameras around the house. Specifically we had this old Polaroid camera that I wish I still had, but rip I don't know what happened to it. I was really interested in it. All … Continue reading Meet TBrownMedia
Infatuated with this idea of there being something different in the world, he turned to girls. The memories of her face haunted him. So he looked for her in everyone he met. He had trouble finding her. Captivated by thoughts of love, he found himself on a never-ending journey. Looking for something he couldn't see in himself. He … Continue reading He thought he could find his muse.
Talking to the songbird from Ova West *he starts peeing when the interview begins* How did you get into music? "First, I was managing a rapper named Ron Wave. I was in a group called Dingo Gang. It was me and like seven other people. Me, Ron Wave, Bobby Woody, Yung Lal the nigga everybody … Continue reading Meet asanté
Do you see the wrath in my eyes As you pierce that hole Through my soul Through my heart that you stole How could you You were blind Blind to everything that I gave Everything that you had Everything that we made Was it ever enough? Even when the sex was rough Even when you … Continue reading El Primero
Seeking arrangement, "relationships on your terms." I set my search filter and began scrolling. Mid scroll I stopped and asked myself "do I really want to make money or was I searching for validity from old men?" I didn't have the answer so I kept scrolling. There were scientists, investors, and accountants. Scrambled pictures concealing the identities … Continue reading Daddy.
A closer look into the life of Baltimore's very own "Chris Cassius" First things first, How'd you come up with the name Chris Cassius? Isn't your name Daryll? "Ok, my middle name is Christopher and Cassius kinda had a ring to it. I already had a bunch of different rap names and I needed something concrete. Something … Continue reading Meet Chris Cassius
Figuring out Baltimore's Oscvr Wow Your name is a play on the main character's name from Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, how do you feel you relate to Oscar? "I mean... yo just like me. He grew up in a diaspora, as a nerd around niggas who weren't really like him. I grew … Continue reading Meet Oscvr Wow
This is an in depth interview of the Baltimore county native producer turned rapper "Lil Burnout." Let's start with the basics. Where did your name come from? "It's a video game about a lot of cars crashing and blowing up. That really invoked a lot of emotion in me." So, how did you get into … Continue reading Meet Lil Burnout
It had never occurred to me that people would look at this and assume it was an advice column. "So basically you advising bitches to get their asses beat. Bitch I wanna beat you up just for typing this whatever tf it is. 2/20/17" I was taken aback. It's not that I cared but this was the first bad … Continue reading Did you want a warning label?